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ROCK ISLAND AKGUS TUESDAY. JUNE 23, 1914.
5 I 111' DIETZ IN BITTER ATTACK ON BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Chief Counsel for L. M. Magill Denounces Attempt to Sup plant State's Attorney. Sunken Steamer Majestic at St. Louis; View Damaged Decks A DAMNABLE PROCEEDING' In First Argument on Motion to Quash Indictments. Declares Wood's Appointment Illegal. "A m"."-' rtarrnable proceed ins" Is '..e .iy la which C. O. Uietz. chief cour..-I for I.awre:ice M. Msgill. for i,ir FtartV attorney, under Indictment fr.r con-piracy, err.b zzlement and brfcrry. characterized the attomtt of t!. - Ixrd of supervisors to select lr?2l talent to supersede State's At-torr'-y V. E. Thompson in the admin istration of criminal matters in the emmty. in the ' Idst of hi-t argument cn t':i motion to quash, before Judge K. f. Graves in circuit court this lnorn-i:p. Previous to tlie opening of the ar uinenis, a motion was made by the dfenee. objecting to the appearance of Georce W. Wood as counsel for the prosecution and when this was over ruled, objection was also made; to the : ppearajce of C. B. Marshall cr any ether attorney, other than tlie regu larly elected and duly qualified state's attorney of the county, as counsel for th state. Ju'ls- Graves likewise over ruled this, which was followed by a xr.olion by Mr. Wood that Mr. Marshall be a'lowed to assist the prosecution throsg'i the disposition of the motion to qua.h. This was allowed. It is J understood Mr. Marshall is to with draw from the case and that J. L. Haas mill succeed him. The defense then renewed its objec tion to proceeding further with the ca.e unless the regularly elected and duly qualified state's attorney or the at trmey pero ral of the state of Illinois, appear for the people. Judge Graves overruled the motion and then the formal arguments began. Denounces Board. Mr. Pietz was the first speaker and he made a rigorous denunciation of the tactics of the board of supervis ors in its continued and persistent ef-f-.rta to supplant K. E. Thompson, prate's attorney, with privately em- picy-u legal talent representing cer tain i-iterests." and declared the ap pointment of G. W. Wood as special prosecutor Illegal. "For two years and a half the board r.f Miprvisors have attempted to over ill" and displace the state's attorney," !:e d-clared. "Ever since Mr. Thomp son has been In otfice the board has I--n passing resolution after renoiu- yfetj "ffli&iS! xfJr -UX ,--f - ... -'i I 77i arrow pntnts to one of the warning red lantrrn liaht mimal on the ipriyh t extending four feet from the water. The other warning liffht iit aeveral feet over, not ithoirn in the photograph. The two red! MghtH were etill burning afu-r daytiaht. BURN BENCHES SO THEY CAN SLEEP," bakery sale given under the auspices of Miss Ruth Peterson's Sunday school class last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. George Nichols had as i guest her sister of St. Louis. W. S. Johnson and family have mov ed into the W. Gainley residence on ; Fourth street. Quartet Arrested by Berry atj Friday evening Miss Myra Nichols. rtei.-it-u u -tiiss r.uiuia jiuvu, ery ue- lightfully entertained the Haptist East End Park and Held for Malicious Mischief. Four voung men who "blew" into the city recently told the police Voung People's union. After the regu lar business meeting the time was spent in general sociability, delicious S. 1 Pnfli'ipino Dull an4 mot U n f wrw - i 1... X - thrtt v imu &'us auvbaia, 1 - ine reason w.e, rr,i,u"- "ull. departed Saturday for a sev benches in the East End park 'Wm, d . vfsU at ,owa morning was because they Wished ,o Mildred Dorhan ftreomnanied net-p ine uiuaumuna iiwhi liwui mosquitoes them while they slept. The four were arrested by Officer Berry and gave their names as Ho.ner Conley, Clareuce Perkins, Harry Cre baum and Harry" Paules. They were arraigned before Magis trate C. J. Smith this nioraing on a charge of malicious mischief and their cases were continued until a week from Friday. They were held in bonds j in the sum of $500 each and went to j the county jail in default of bail. " Several benches were burned, ac- I the quartet I who had pitched camp in the park. j by t on concerning certain allt-eeri mrmn. t:on of tountr offici.iln and rrltlrUlnir I rf rding to the police, by hin: for the manmr in which he has I conducted the investigation of the' ZZI tame. Here i a fine situation: The board II CilLtVlbt c of sup-rvi.Hors select the grand Jurors ! and then pass resolutions direct-ing I Mr. and Mrs. IJoyd McMichaels of the ;Ury what to investigate. The jury .Zurna bpent Sunday here w ith friends. t.ien asks for the appointment of a Ben Haddick and mother. Mrs. Des-sp.-cial state's attorney, in order to ' sa Haddick visited the latter's parents, f.ke the administration of justice from j Mr. and Mrs. II. Nesbit of Ale-do Sut t'ie hands of the regular state's attor-' urday. r.ry and piare it in the hands of pri- j Charley Gessenhagen Is sick, vateiy employed counsel for private A very delightful surprise "party was Pn'5s- 'carried out in honor of Miss Mildred "One of these defendant has been! Adams Tuesday evening by the Order indicte-d for embezzlement w hen there 0f the Eastern Star. Mrs. George Mc is merely a controversy between thejKinley, in behalf of the lodge present board and himslf as to certain monies, jed her with a beautiful set of silver Jl claims it and the board claims It. ware. Miss Adams is soon to be a Mildred Dorban tier aunt Iiah pnnp tn fhimm In i : . , " visit relatives. Mrs. T. King" departed for Cam anche. Iowa to visit relatives for sev eral weeks. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wicken of Sev enth street are the parents of a twelve pound boy, its birth place being Red Eake, Wis., where Mrs. Wicken has been visiting for six weeks. The lit tle stranger was gladly welcomed by his lS-months-old brother Paul. A number of new books have been added to the local library. Mr. and Mrs. Fulton are the parents of a baby boy who arrived Monday. James Evans has resigned his po sition as clerk for Johnson Brothers 111 shops here. Vincent Phelp has also taken a position at the shops. R. Kirkpatrick has departed for Tis kilwa to spend the summer. II. Vockes is visiting relatives at La Salle, III. Miss Nellie Phelps departs Friday ; for Cambridge, Neb., to visit relatives. She expects to be gone about 10 days. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Johnson are visiting relatives in Ohio. St. Louis, Mo., June 23. William Cuthbert of Peoria, Mississippi Saturday. une.sy of St .Iouls I'osL-lJtsjiateh A body at t'ue morgue has been identified as watchman on' the steamer Majestic, sunk in the II PERSONAL POINTS ii That is all there is to it. In order to force certain officials to pay back to th- courty money that is a lie red to have been taken from the county, the Doard has gone to this extreme method I VV.t l; - " .'-j i tar, iiiin liriuuH innu-'fj. c ui wie iaru in mis wurul deter-. --"" - - 'n,ue lo a rapidIy moving train. grand juries, but even to an attempt t to intimidate the court Itself nJ Mlss Lena !Jenam of the employment of C. J. Sarle and C.I E. Sturtz. Kewanee. not at alitaniu to Mr. ThomDson. but as sneo-! at.:. Wednesday evening there FINE WATERS FOR THREATENING! Young1 Man Arrested Yesterday Is Assessed $100 on Disor derly Conduct Charge. his services, more than the governor of any state, the vice president of the : United States, or the chief justice of the I'nited States supreme court re-! reived. Mayor Mitchell of New York j ranks second, with a salary of 15,0001 a year. ; Htrman Riegel, proprietor of -a Otto IJndenstruth. 2723 Fifth and a wholesale liquor House at iwenij- brlde and will reside in Port Byron. I half avenue, returned yesterday rrom I thlrd street and Fourth avenue, An elaborate supper was served. ia ,wo days- business triD to Chicago &ad Angelus Coin, who conducts a cau- narry is-reuger wno noias uie poi- c rartpr and Kon. Crawford m i it ; t I non 01 car cuecxer ai me am is. tau-!:(t;() Sixteenth avenue left todav for ,road yard had the misrortune to sui- Iienton Harbor, Mich., for an extended ier a uisiucaieu snuuiut-r i uuaj ' viit " evening when he slipped and fell from gate the alk-ged graft. When after a year this attempt failed, the board tries the new plan of having the grand jurors, whom they appointed, ask the court for a special state's attorney. A special state's attorney was named. Illegally, we claim, for the reason that the county has a regularly elected Ut3'- att -rnev. r.n A erable to th People. He was neither Incapacitated, absent or interested, yet he was sup planted. "These defendants have been denied the Protection of the regularly elected tale's attorney, whose duty It is, not only to prf,nen-.f but t-j stand between i.ie arcuned and pr'vate Interests. Bit-j K ... , , r personal and political enemies of J i i th defendants were appointed as spe- an"Ual ,piCD,C cial state s attorneys and Justice has ,. ,,?"!f Camp I'oint, is visiting relatives here. Mr. Kirkpatrick arrived home from Buda last week. was a I meeting of the executive board of the Parent Teachers association at the jhome of Dr. Hansen, when plans of work for the coming year were made. Miss Ida Heath and parents return ed home to Capron, 111., after visiting relatives here. Laughery Carrol of Cambridge, Neb., is visiting his aunt, Mrs. Mary Phelp i tt Sixth street, and other relatives. He will remain two weeks. Benjamin Nelson and family depart ed for Bralnard. Minn., Monday to vis it relatives at that place, for six weeks. Mr. Kendall has accepted a position at Johnson's grocery store. The members and friends of the Baptist church will spend Thursday at Campbell's island. The affair Is their cot been done. Albia. Iowa. June 23 Victor Mn- il.l llW.fi . . a n i .. . . : . 1 , 1 U u .hnf a .4 I . . . ... . . lumauiiy Kllieo :rtng a quarrel with his wif- at their Cme Th womfin m-aa Ladies' Homo Journal patterns for sale at the Mill Store, 300 4th ave.. R. I. 28. and family will more to the Richard Bell building. Mrs. Roy Thorpo and Mrs. C. Wil liams have as a guest their sister of Chicago. Last Wednesday evening Mrs. Ed Pine entertained a number of tlie friends of her son George In honor of bis twecty-first birthday anniversary. He received several bnautifu! presents and a delicious supper was served by the hostess. I Work on tiie paving of Eighth street its progressing rapidly. Other streets will also be paved soon. ; Miss Winnifred O'Neii of Moline , visited at the home of Mrs. Mary j Phelp Saturday. Last Wednesday in East Moline oc leurred the marriage of Miss .Mary Ilea jOalager of that place to Alvln Lund burg of Hllvis. After the wedding trip (to Kewajie. the happy ropule will make their jome H!i the his ulster. I Mrs. Johnson of Eleventh street. A neat sum waa cleared at the homo Mrs. Jeremiah Phillips returned this morning to her home in Iowa City after spendig a. week with friends and j relatives in the city. j Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Ammerman. 538 I Twenty-first street, left today for a two weeks visit at Fort Madison, Iowa, Keokuk, Quincy and Su Louis. Mrs. John Schwack, 2534 Fifth avo nue, left this morning for Walcott, Iowa, where she will spend the day at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Blank. Mrs. Carrie Stone Holden of Cleve land. Ohio, Is visiting at the home of C. II. Lininger of Twenty-third 6treet. Mrs. Holden is enroute home from California where she spent the past six months. Miss Ada Hemenway of this city, the Misses Mary Hill, Alice Wheelock, Ja"ne Kerns and Eluvia Wright and Mrs. Minnie K. Vinton, Mrs. Evlan Sargent and Mrs. Emma Young of Mo line left today for a tour abroad. They will sail from Montreal, Can., Friday, June 26, on the Tuetonic, White Star Dominion line. They will dock at Liverpool. England, and will make a tour of the British Isles before going to France, Holland, Belgium, Switzer land, Italy and other points of Interest. They will return about Sept 1. dy kitchen, on Twentieth street be twten Third and Fourth avenues, both testified against George Waters, who was arrested by Officer Dennis McCar thy at neon yesterday. Both men in their stories told of his threatening actions and words which they stated frightened them. Waters it seemed was. looking for trouble, and j EACLES CONSIDER BIDS ON BUILDING Temporary Quarters in Phone j Company Structure Will Be Occupied During Week. .j The building committee, of the ; Eagles held a long session at the club ! rooms last night when b:ds were j cpened for the new building,' and it j flm accosted Reigel who was standing I a" wuiuy aujou.u-, . . led without making a definite decision in rrcnt or nis piace oi Dusiness. w at-1 ... . ers put his hand in his hip pocket as if j he had a gun. and Mr. Keigei tied to the interior of his establishment lock ing the door after him, and telephoning to the police station. Waters then went into the candy kitchen and invited Mr. Coin to a fight, j He also frightened him by placing his band towards his hip pocket as though he had a gun. Waters said but little in his own de fense this morning, and was fined $100 and costs on u charge of disorderly conduct. FRED A. SMITH IS OUT FOR THE SHRIEVALTY Another candidate for the republi can nomination for sheriff appearer". today in the person of Fred A. Smith, the well known painter of 1314 Fifth avenue. Mr. Smith bases his appeal oil party regu.arlty and his long rec ord as a union man and promises to give the other candidates a run for their money. I-ah McMInn has not missed a In nine- years. of Coatesville, Pa day in public school J BOYS' RECEPTION FOR MR. AND MRS. HAYDEN On Friday evening of this week, the boys' department of the Y. M. C. A. will hold a "reception in honor of Sir. and Mrs. 11. B. Hayden. who are soon to leave the city. Mr. Ilaydea has served as chairman of the boys' department during the past year, and the boys are giving this affair as a mark of their appreciation for his good work. There will be a program, given by the boys thf mselves, and an exhibition of stunts In the swimming pool. Herman Hill will rivc the address of farewell to Mr. Hayden, as the re on any of the bids. Another meeting will be held by the committee tomor-;' row night, when the contracts, will be j drawn up and signed. Separate con-; tracts will be let for the brick and : woodwork, plumlxing, heating and wir-', inf. - j Following are the members of the building committee: August Bergeson, , chairman; Joe Grotegut, Fred Ehmke. Joe Geiger, John Swanson, Ed Tre- 1 mann. John Koverman. Frank Wich, ; Kobert Reynolds, William Krueger. Gus Eastberg and Thomas McMahon. All of the ifurniture in the present club rooms at Twenty-first street and Fourth avenue will be moved into the temporary quarters in the Union Elec tric telephone building some time this week. The committee will decide to morrow night when the wrecking of, the present club building will be started. ' 'board, has decided that "one yard" is long enough for any kiss, after several j I weeks spent In passing upon thou- j sands and thousands of yards of love drama films. The woman Inspector has sat through yards and yards of kisses and her ultimatum after watch ing an embrace which occupied five yards of film was that four yards should be elmiminated. . ARMY RECRUITING OFFICE REMOVED iiND STONE OVER TO GRAND JURY Attorneys for Man Facing Rape Charge Spring Surprise as He Is Arraigned. r Local Establishment Will Go to; Moline July 1, Locating in Skinner Block.- WAIVE HIS EXAMINATION Aithoush Letters Sought by Detente Are Produced by State, Jo l Not Placed on Stand. After July 1 men who wish to recruit for service in the U. S. army will have to go to Davenport or Moline to do so, as on that date the local recruiting office will be removed to the Piow City. The new location will be a room in the Skinner rlor;k at Sixteenth street and Third avenue. The office will be on t.ie iiuor. iuc o.. cers of this district have contemplated this removal for some time, and a defi nite decision was made yesterday. The Rock Island and Davenport of fices were to close together, it is said. E. Davis, who recentiy came from Ce dar Rapids to take charge of the local Attorneys Harry. McCaskrin and Ben Stewart, defending Joe Stone, charged with rape, sprung a surprise in police court this morning whet they waived preliminary examination, of their client. He was bound over to the grand jur7 under bonds in the sum of 11,000 which he was unable to furnish. When the case was up a week ago a continuance was granted In order I to give Assistant State's Attorney A. C. Edwards time to find letters which were turned over to him following the trial of Stone in Moline on.a similar charge several months ago. The at torneys for Stone claimed that his mc- quittal from the charge lay in these letters. But this morning, after they were office, will be in charge at Moline. The new offices in this district, with head , produced the attorneys Indicated that they were ready to have Police Mag- offices at Davenport, are Burlington, Cedar Rapids,. Ottumwa and Dubuque. The recruiting offices at Clinton and Muscatine were closed about a mont.l ago, owing to the small number of re cruits secured. ' Two recruits, Sherman Smith of Chicago and William Cook of A'.exis, 111., were sent from the local office to the Jefferson barracks at St. Louis for preliminary training dur?ng the last week. Both were assigned to the cav alry. Only six applications have been received here during the monta. CENTRAL CHURCH BOYS FORM SCOUT PATROLS Harold Amdt and Allan Klove were chosen leaders of the two patrols of Eoy Scouts that were organized last night at the Central Presbyterian church. The names of the patrols are yet to be chosen. Rev. D. A. Johnson is to assist the boys as scoutmaster, and he expects to have a Central Pres byterian troop of scouts organized before the end of the summer. A general meeting of boy scouts of Rock Island is called for next Tuesday evening. The local council and the court of honor will meet with the boys, and badges and honors will be awarded to candidates. Plana for the scout camp will be considered, as well as arrangements in general for the sum mer's work. This meeting will be held at the Y. M. C. A. at 7:30, Tuesday evening, June 30. istrate Smith pass upon the case with out Stone testifying. Hazel Ham. Stone's 11-year-old step-daughter, Is the complainant. A Walters Release-. r. Elmer Walters, the peglegged negro thought to be a bogus check man, was released this morning, after hav ing been held at the county jafl -for some tint on a charge of disorderly conduct. It was thought that he wa a check crook, as he had several or ders on the Will County bank of Jo liet in his pocket. An investigation by the officials revealed little, and It was found the evidence was not suffi cient to hold him Sanford Case Continued. Louis Sanford, who with Brooks Johnson, colored, was arrested on- the charge of having burglarized the vault of the Peoples Power company in the Safety building, was not given a hear ing this morning, but the case was continued until next Tuesday. The case of Harry Wicks, the Dav enporter charged with having driven his machine in a reckless manner n Second avenue sometime ago, was again continued this morning until Friday. Vashti Shrine Meeting. ' . Vashti Shrine No. 23, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, will hold the regular monthly meeting tomorrow S evening at 7:30 o'clock in Ionic hall, J Masonic temple. , ' V i SHIRT WEEK AT THE S. & L. j OIL KING AIDS SUFFERERS Rockefeller Sends $11,000 for Em press of Ireland Relief Fund. London, June 2;:. According to the Daily Mail John IX Rockefeller has sent Miss Eva Booth, commander of the Salvation Ary in America. 711,000 1 . I . . . . . .1 ...!.(!. ... k. : , . tiring chairman, and Bert Metcalf will .sea lor ..u.oL- in Welcome to the ti.-u- Phlr. - ' ""'i"" irnacil new man, A. J. Burton, who succeeds Mr. Hayden as head of the boys' depart- j Army mem. disaster. Mis-s Booth is here attending! tho world's congress of Hits Salvation I Harrison Gets Salary Plum. Washington, I). C. June Mayor Carter H. Harrison of Chicago la the highest priced city ofllclul in the I'nited States, according to a bulletin Issued by the centum bureau today. LIMITS KISS TO ONE YARD Pro- Woman Movie Censor Orders longed Variety Cut Out. Philadelphia, Juno 23. Mrs. Cyra NIver, the only woman member of the Mr. Harrison draws J IS. 000 a year for new state moving picture censorship SIMON" & LANDATTER Corner Second and Harrison. Davenport This Week ' We Commence A Shirt Exposition Featuring Unusual values in soft cuff shirts at $I. Special sleeve lengths 30 to 37 in crystal cloths, Madras and Soiesette in starch or soft turn back cuffs at $1 .50and$2. A wonderful variety of silk shirts including the handsom est plain and fancy silks at $3, $3.50, $4.75, $5, $6.50 and $7.50. A splendid variety of dainty colored Crepes and siik at Our entire Harrison street windowi are devoted to displays of these shirts. . Come in this week, while the ranges are complete" . t j M V! ; i ! i , ! I. ;